Akemi's Anime World

Anime Fan's Dictionary Reference

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Wakizashi
n.
A Japanese short sword; similar in construction to a Katana, but shorter (usually around 40cm). These were carried as a secondary weapon by Samurai.
See also: Katana, Tanto, Nodachi
wani
n.
Crocodile; alligator.
wareware
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We. Wareware is a very stiff, official-sounding form of we. It is usually used by members of an organization to describe their group officially. In anime, most often used by officious villains talking about whatever evil group they're part of.
washi
pr ; m.
I; me.
 
Masculine pronoun, used almost exclusively by old men.
Synonym: watashi, atashi, boku, ore
watashi
pr ; neut.
I; me.
 
Gender neutral, polite pronoun, widely used.
Synonym: atashi, boku, ore, washi